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Re: General--Another Trigonometric Problem....NEED HELP

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  • Subject: [mg71042] Re: General--Another Trigonometric Problem....NEED HELP
  • From: "sigmundv" <sigmund at ostenfeld.dk>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 02:52:50 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <eijobs$l9v$1@smc.vnet.net>

Either Solve or Reduce will produce a result. But, of course, you have
to type the equation in correctly. It must be typed exactly as follows:
a*Sin[x] + b*Cos[x] == 0. This yields a result with Mathematica 5.2 on
Linux.

srj6 at hotmail.com wrote:
> I'm trying to compute this following eq....
>
> a*sin(x) + b*cos(x) = c
>
> I did ------>    Solve[a*sin[x] + b*cos[x] = c, x]
>
> But it doesn't work. Can anyone please tell me how to get he value of that angle 'x'...??
>
> Please...I need your help...I'm very new in using 'mathematica'.
>
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